6/5/2009

Turkey's foreign exchange reserves up

AA - Foreign exchange reserves of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey climbed up to USD 67.378 billion as of May 29, said the bank on Thursday. The reserves were USD 66.746 billion on May 22. In its weekly bulletin, the Central Bank said Turkey paid back USD 10.14 million of foreign debt between June 1 and 3. Turkey's foreign debt repayment amounted to some USD 4.4 billion since the beginning of 2009. Turkey repaid USD 15.7 billion in 2008.